The Avid Handbook: Advanced Techniques, Strategies, and Survival Information for Avid Editing Systems

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-09-08
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Brimming with workflow efficiencies for the experienced editor, The Avid Handbook teaches you the hows and whys of operating the system in order to reach streamlined, creative end solutions. The book emphasizes time-saving techniques, shortcuts, and workflow procedures- the true keys to getting a job done. The book has also been updated to include new information on HD formats and workflows, color-correction and grading capability enhancements, MXF media standardization, and much more. Also new to this edition are an 8 page 4-color insert, adding depth to the color-correction lessons, as well as running sidebars throughout the book, calling out time-saving tips and techniques. * New information on High-Definition tools and production workflows, allowing you to complete your HD projects in the most efficient manner * New details on product updates and innovations such as HD, color-grading and capabilities, file-based video formats, and file-based instead of tape-based output * The new edition features sidebars throughout that call out time-saving tips and techniques, as well as a new 8 page 4-color insert for more effective display with the color correction lessons

Table of Contents

Talking to the Machine
Workflow of a Nonlinear Project
Intermediate Techniques
Administration of the Avid
Long Format and Improving System Performance
Importing and Exporting
Introduction to Effects
Preparing for Linear Online
Overview for Finishing Offline to Online: Finishing Strategies
Macintosh and Windows: Working Together
Finishing on Symphony
Nonlinear Video Assistants
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